Medical Quiz

Orthopedic Surgeon Quiz


Orthopaedic surgeons specializing in tumors will mostly be dealing parts of the body. EXCEPT

A. extremeties

B. spine

C. joints

D. pelvis

How long is residency?

A. 3 years

B. 5 years

C. 7 years

D. 4 years

In spinal surgery, as an orthopaedic surgeon, you’ll stick to the ____ spine and leave the spinal ____ to neurosurgeons

A. Soft; cord

B. Bony; Nerves

C. Bony; cord

D. Soft; nerves

T/F: podiatry generally deals with more nonoperative treatments

A. T

B. F

T/F: Orthopaedic residency is significantly more inpatient than outpatient

A. T

B. F

What does targeted muscle reinnervation allow patients to do?

A. Experience better blood flow

B. Use prosthetics with more function with rerouted nerves

C. Be stronger

D. Attach prosthetics to their arm

Paideia means what?

A. Bones

B. Incisions

C. Rearing of children

D. Casting

T/F: Hand surgery is second most competitive

A. T

B. F

T/F: A great deal of pediatrics is operative

A. T

B. F

T/F: joints usually deals with hip and knee replacements

A. T

B. F

T/F: In foot and ankle, it is unlikely you will see diabetic foot infections because that is reserved for podiatrists

A. T

B. F

T/F: trauma tends to be predictable

A. T

B. F

T/F: Foot and ankle mainly deals with bony and soft tissue work

A. T

B. F

Since orthopaedic oncology is so small, surgeons would likely be working where?

A. Rural areas

B. Major hospitals

C. Swedish


What is the most common fellowship for ortho?

A. Joints

B. Hands

C. Sports

D. Pediatrics


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